International Brotherhood of Teamsters

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Central Region Coordinator
  Political & Legislative Action Department

Based in Washington, DC

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), based in Washington DC, is looking for a Central Region Coordinator in its Political & Legislative Action Department.

Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicating day to day with Joint Council and Local Union Political Coordinators
  • Relaying needs and requests from Teamster affiliates to Department Director, Assistant Director, and appropriate departmental staff
  • Provide written weekly reports of Joint Council and Local Union political and legislative activities
  • Assisting Joint Councils and Local Unions in efforts to educate and mobilize members in the field
  • Conferring with Teamster lobbyists at the state level to identify labor-friendly political candidates and track legislative issues
  • Coordinating the dissemination of various issues to all states within the region
  • Developing and implementing electoral campaigns for Teamster-endorsed candidates
  • Developing coordinated processes to identify/create and distribute specific model legislation for issues that have been identified as a Teamster priority with the states
  • Assisting in developing state and regional DRIVE budgets

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor of Arts degree & 1-3 years of experience in campaign, government relations and/or legislative environments. Demonstrated understanding of state legislative processes and union/labor movement activities is also required.

The IBT offers a generous total compensation package, including 100% employer-paid health & welfare plan, a pension plan, optional 401(k) participation, FICA reimbursement, and vacation & sick leave plans.

To Apply
Cover letters & résumé can be sent to Chris Lynn at humanresources2@teamster.org, Subject: “Central Regional Coordinator Position.” No phone calls please.

The IBT is an EOE employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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